Why Study Geography?
Geography as a subject aims to offer students a detailed knowledge of physical, human and political processes that affect the environment and society. It is a dynamic subject that is based on the up-to-date issues affecting every one of us in the world today. Its a variety and a range of approaches equip pupils with skills for lifelong learning, with its broad-based and demanding content popular with employers and higher education institutions.
The Study of geographical issues increases pupils confidence as they present their work to peers, and become effective contributions through the discussions of current issues affecting society. Through the study of environmental interactions pupils gain the knowledge to become responsible citizens in an ever-changing world...
The skills you learn in geography are valuable in a wide range of career sectors, including: working with development or aid agencies, environmental work, working for the census office and in tourism and leisure.